Area briefs

Chicken, pork meals offered

TROY — The Troy Lions Club and the Troy Church of the Brethren will jointly sell chicken barbecue and pulled pork sandwich dinners from 4-6 p.m. Oct. 22, eat in or carry-out, from the Troy Church of the Brethren, 1431 W. Main St., Troy.

Dinners include a choice of a half chicken or large pulled pork sandwich with baked beans and homemade coleslaw. Tickets are $8.50 and can be purchased at the church, from any Troy Lion member or by calling 339-0460.

A selection of desserts is available for an extra charge. Walk-ins are welcome while the dinners last.

“It’s a nice collaboration between the Church of the Brethren and the Troy Lions Club” said Mel Ward, a member of both organizations.

Proceeds from the dinner will go towards the church’s youth group and the Troy Lions Club vision health fund.

“We have been holding these joint diners for several years now and it really works well for both groups” he adds. “Lots of repeat customers and as the word spread how good the dinners are, the attendance continues to grow.”

The Troy Lions Club is a non-profit community service organization serving Troy, Covington, Pleasant Hill, Piqua, Tipp City and surrounding areas of Miami County since 1942. Their primary mission is vision health. For more information see the Lions website: or call 335-7345.

Holiday bazaar upcoming

TROY — The Troy Seniors Citizens Center, 134 N. Market St., Troy, will offer it annual holiday bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 5.

Crafts, made by members, will be available for sale, along with baked goods. A rummage sale also will be offered. A lunch stand will include the members’ secret chili recipe, along with coney dogs, sloppy joes, chips and beveragles.

For more information, call the center at 335-2810.

Souper Bowl fundraiser set

TIPP CITY — The Tippecanoe Historical Society is holding a Souper Bowl dinner fundraiser at the Zion Lutheran Church on the corner of Third and Walnut streets in downtown Tipp City from 5:30-7 p.m. Nov. 5. The cost is $20 per ticket.

This purchases your meal as well as a ceramic bowl made by local artist Sally Watson, which you get to take home with you. The menu is your choice of potato, vegetable and chicken corn soup (the same as what was served at the Little Country Schoolhouse), bread, dessert and drink.

Tickets may be purchased at the Historical Society Museum at 20 N. Third St. on Wednesdays from 2-4 p.m. or Satursdays from 10 a.m. to noon at Tipp Monroe Community Services, 2 E. Main St., or from a society board member. For more information, call Gordon at 667-3051.


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